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⭒ New Developments

CMS Restores Tougher Penalties for Nursing Home Violations

After a lawsuit filed in January 18, 2021 by California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR) and the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care (Consumer Voice) challenging CMS’s 2017 policy limiting the types of civil money penalties (CMPs) that can be imposed against nursing facilities, CMS has reversed course and announced plans to impose much stiffer penalties for nursing facility violations. READ FULL PRESS RELEASE (PDF) You can read more about the topic in this New York Times article.